Restrictive copyright laws create legal barriers to using resources for education, research and socio-economic development. This can have significant consequences for people who use libraries in developing and transition economy countries, where the ability to produce and use knowledge is a major factor in development.

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NEWS

In May 2021, Dr Cécile Coulibaly, EIFL Country Coordinator in Côte d'Ivoire, (...)
In May, the newly formed Steering Group for the Right to Research (R2R) in Africa, (...)
We are pleased to announce the publication of our 2020 Annual Report in which we (...)

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Rima Kupryte, EIFL Director, looks back at our achievements and successes over the (...)
Teresa Hackett, EIFL’s Copyright and Libraries Programme Manager, reports from the (...)
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF), an annual forum that brings together (...)

EVENTS

The 41st session of WIPO's Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR (...)
EIFL-IP IN ACTION
Library services in Poland enter the twenty-first (...)
EIFL is working towards an international copyright (...)
EIFL supports the Marrakesh Treaty and its impleme (...)